In the 1950s, leprosy ,which was rampant in countryside of China, caused the infected patients physical disability and deformity due to lack of drugs and medical care. More than half a century after those people had their unbelievable and unusual life. From their youth to old age, they overcame numerous difficulties to find their own life. They are the brand of that era, and they are the last leprosy old man now.
The life always consist of happiness and troubles, just as there are sunny days and rainy ones. When misfortune or adversity come down, someone will be decadent, or despondent, or resignation, but others will fight back even harder. Although the disease make the mind under the haze, also the disease changed the fate of life, too, but national genetic inheritance is flowing in the blood which is still shining on them, and the desire and the pursuit of beauty never stop.
This documentary, taken in the rural and mountainous villages of binchuan, Yunnan province for more than 3 years, are originally to show the audience the complex thoughts, joys and sorrows of the infected patients of leprosy, and also let people know their courage to face difficulties, the indomitable spirit to struggle with fate, as well as share their confidence and optimistic attitude toward life. Thus the photos attract us to focus on these leprosy patients and let us have a better understanding of them and make efforts to build a happy homeland together.